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Eczema Is An Emotional Burden

Eczema Is An Emotional Burden

Eczema Is Not “Just A Rash”  “I’ve been going through a particularly rough flare-up of my eczema for the past several months. I think the biggest misconception about the condition is that it’s ‘just a rash.’ I feel like people don’t take it seriously; even when I look up research on it, most is just targeted […]

Aisha Buhari Lays Foundation For 50-Bed Clinic In Daura

Aisha Buhari Lays Foundation For 50-Bed Clinic In Daura

Wife of the President, Aisha Buhari, yesterday, laid the foundation for a 50-bed clinic in her husband’s home town, Daura, Katsina State, for women and children’s healthcare. Speaking during the foundation laying at the premises of the General Hospital, Daura, Aisha Buhari said the clinic is to cater for the less-privileged and indigents. The clinic […]

Uganda: Mother Dies In Labour Over Negligence

Uganda: Mother Dies In Labour Over Negligence

The passing on of another expectant mother who allegedly failed to get medical attention from health workers at Kasambya Health Centre III in Kakumiro District has caused outrage among residents. Residents have threatened to stage a demonstration in protest of what they described as negligence and unexplained alleged absenteeism of health workers at the health […]

Always Use A Bed-Net Impregnated With Insecticides

Always Use A Bed-Net Impregnated With Insecticides

1. Determine Your Level Of Risk Inform yourself about your destination and the risk for getting malaria. Things you should consider are: The time of year you are travelling, the duration of your stay, the activities you plan to do and where you will be staying. The risk for an infection can vary considerably, even […]

Toxic Liquor Kills 32 In Pakistan

Toxic Liquor Kills 32 In Pakistan

At least 32 people have died and doz­ens have been left seriously ill after drinking toxic alcohol over Christ­mas in Punjab in Pakistan, officials say. The dead, mostly minority Christians, consumed the homemade liquor in the city of Toba Tek Singh. Muslims are forbidden from buying or drinking alcohol in Pakistan – and minor­ities need […]

Zimbabwe: Typhoid Kills One, Nine Hospitalised

Zimbabwe: Typhoid Kills One, Nine Hospitalised

A suspected typhoid outbreak is feared to have hit Harare amid reports that one person has died so far, while nine others have been hospitalised. Thirty more people have been treated and discharged. A 13-year-old girl died on Christmas Day in Mbare, Harare, following the suspected typhoid outbreak. Harare City Council yesterday said apart from […]

Kenya: Gender Commission Urges Govt To Resolve Doctors’ Strike

Kenya: Gender Commission Urges Govt To Resolve Doctors’ Strike

 The National Gender and Equality Commission (NGEC) is urging the government to address the ongoing doctors’ strike with the seriousness it deserves In a letter addressed to President Uhuru Kenyatta, Chairperson Winfred Lichuma stated that it is the responsibility of the government not to compromise the quality of healthcare by turning a deaf ear to […]

80 Patients Get Free Surgeries In Kogi

80 Patients Get Free Surgeries In Kogi

No fewer than 80 patients in Lokoja received free paediatric and general surgeries, as well as dental services and gynaecological procedures, offered by an NGO, Mark Anumah Medical Mission (MAMM). The programme coordinator, Prof. Felicia Anumah, disclosed on Saturday after a week-long free medical treatment offered to patients at the Specialist Hospital, Lokoja in Kogi. […]

Healthcare Will Be The Industry To Propel More Women Into Leadership

Healthcare Will Be The Industry To Propel More Women Into Leadership

As the healthcare segment of a digital industrial company, GE Healthcare is expected to do what any business must do: drive growth and a strong balance sheet. Even as we continue to meet those expectations, we know that healthcare is not just any industry. A business like GE Healthcare wouldn’t survive if we weren’t working […]

Syrian Maternity Hospital Bombed

Syrian Maternity Hospital Bombed

A maternity hospital in Syria has been bombed in a shameful and illegal act that sent babies crashing to the floor in their incubators, Save the Children says. Two people were killed when a bomb struck the entrance of the hospital, in the northwestern city of Idlib, the organization said. A woman who was six […]

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